There are so many incredible women doing amazing things for equality these days. It's inspiring to see others breaking down barriers and opening up conversations that need to be held in this day and age.
Young girls are so fortunate to have so many incredible women and girls to look up to this year. Not just on television or in Hollywood, but also in sciences, politics and sports.
Here are 12 inspiring quotes from women and girls who totally rock:
Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Price Laureate
Emma Watson, Actor/Activist
Jane Goodall, Scientist
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Novelist
J.K. Rowling, Novelist
Simone Biles, Olympian
Adele, Award-Winning Singer
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Justice
Laci Green, YouTube Sexual Health Advocate
Nora Ephron, Journalist/Screenwriter/Producer
Nina Tandon, Biomedical Engineer, CEO/Pres. EpiBone